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New GSS report shows over 80% of public sector workers earn less than GH₵3K

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Four out of every five workers in the public sector make less than GH₵3,000, according to a recent survey by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS).

Out of the 688,000 persons employed by the government, 533,179 of them earn less than GH₵3,000.

This represents 80 per cent of the total workforce.

The new survey titled the Ghana 2022 earnings: inequality in the public sector also revealed that 104,349 people earn between GH₵3000 to GH₵4999, while 20,606 persons earn between GH₵5000 to GH₵ 9999.

The report indicated that 6,225 people earn over GH₵10,000.

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